Jul. 10th, 1974
Forest Gate, London, England, UK
Chiwetel Ejiofor's Main TV Roles
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- Father was a doctor.
- Is British, of Nigerian parentage.
- He was awarded the Jack Tinker Award for Most Promising Newcomer at the 2000 London Critics Circle Theatre Awards (Drama) for his performance in Blue/Orange performed at the Royal National Theatre: Lyttelton and later at the Duchess Theatre.
- Sung back-up vocals for a Band called Blind in the early 90s, height of their success was playing The Rock Garden in London's Covent Garden.
- One of 115 people invited to join AMPAS in 2007.
- Was a member of the National Youth Theatre, in London.
- He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honors List for his services to drama.
- Name is pronounced "chew-it-tell edge-oh-for"